Epistolary novels (books written in the form of documents such as diary entries and letters) create an engaging and intimate experience by making you, the reader, a literary eavesdropper. Check out some of our recommendations below!
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This month, we invite you to support the LGBTQIA+ community by reading with pride! Our Spotlight display shines a light on lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual experiences in a variety of formats and genres.
In line with our 2019 Summer Reading theme Universe of Stories, these fiction books allow you to explore places and planets vastly different from the one you're reading on.
From classic to contemporary, most of these books are under 200 pages, making them ideal carry-on companions for your travels, a day at the beach or an afternoon in the park. If springtime has you short on time, stop in and pick up one of our "Quick Reads" titles!
This month's Spotlight features Manga, an umbrella term for Japanese comic books and graphic novels, and its onscreen counterpart, Anime.
Whether you enjoy epic fantasies, horror, "slice of life" stories, or romantic comedies, our display features something for everyone with series for readers of all ages!
The eighth and final season of HBO's epic fantasy Game of Thrones is almost upon us (Sun, Apr 14)! Whether you're new to the book series or a devoted fan looking for more, we have a few books on display to help you pass the time waiting (impatiently) between episodes.
Often we read to get lost in new place, but sometimes there is more to be discovered about an already familiar setting. These Chicago-centric novels bring the Windy City to life on their pages through different perspectives or points in time.
With the theater release of Captain Marvel only one week away and C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) later in March, now is the perfect time to learn more about Marvel Studios' Carol Danvers and her place in the Avengers.
Find romance at the Library this Valentine's Day – by checking out our selection of love stories on display in the lobby!